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Manama, Bahrain (Jan. 23, 2007) -- Mine warfare ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11), an Avenger-class mine countermeasure ship, arrives in Bahrain. The ship was transported from Ingleside, Texas, aboard Condock V, a heavy lift vessel contracted by Military Sealift Command. Gladiator is one of two new Avenger-class minesweepers that will be forward deployed here in support of Maritime Security Operations (MSO). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Zeltakalns (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
January 23, 2007
Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Zeltakalns
Caption Writer
LT Christopher Bishop, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
MCM 11
Other Visible Equipment
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Tail Code
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